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One Movie You Recommend for Each Letter of Your Name 
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T Tinker Tailor Solider Spy: James Bond this is not--a slow, methodical spy film that totally blew me away.
A Almost Famous: A great coming of age film grounded in music, and wrapped in originality.
Y Yojimbo: Kurosawa's crafting of a very solid samurai flick.
L Lives of Others, The: An extraordinary film that deals with privacy--yet so much more.
O Once Upon A Time In America: This is a film that has been sadly over shadowed by The Godfather, but OUATIA will always be my personal favorite of the two.
R Rosemary's Baby: A horror film that builds suspense and tension in such a masterful way.

E Elephant Man, The: David Lynch before he started meddling with dreams; This is a beautifully shot film, and a great depiction of the human condition.
L Lolita: I can't do a list an not mention a film from my man Kubrick--a solid dark comedy, with James Mason stealing the show.
L Letter Never Sent: This isn't an amazing film, but its a solid man vs. nature tale that offers amazing cinematography.
I In The Line of Fire: I love this film to death. Overall a very solid thriller.
S Searching For Sugar Man: I'll put my recommendation for this 4 star documentary out in the forum again--please, please go watch this film, you won't be sorry.

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Jeff Wilder wrote:
JamesKunz wrote:
Gedmud wrote:
Body of Lies
Rock, The
American Psycho
Y
Departed, The
No Country for Old Men

Gone Baby Gone
Equilibrium
Die Hard
District 9
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Requiem for a Dream
Titanic

My list is exactly what you aren't looking for here. I'm not quite at a place where I can pull obscure movie titles right out of my ass. Nevertheless, these are all movies I'd recommend to people, unfortunately they've generally already gotten a recommendation from someone else.

Lemme know if you guys know any good movies starting with a Y.


You Cant Count on Me
The Year My Voice Broke
Young Adult
Young Frankenstein


Your Friends And Neighbors


Year of Living Dangerously, The
Yearling, The


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There's also "Yes Man", which I put on my revised list.


Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:24 am
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Die Hard
All Quiet on the Western Front
Victor/Victoria
In the Heat of the Night
Death Becomes Her

Silver Streak
Tough Guys
Over the Hedge
Kelly's Heroes
Event Horizon
Stagecoach

Uhm, not exactly a lot of obscure stuff, sorry.


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(C) : Cedar Rapids (2011) is an underrated comedy with Ed Helms and better than his Hangover 2 lol
(A) : Adventures of Robin Hood, the (1938) has Errol Flynn who was born to play Robin Hood.
(R) : Rear Window (1954) is my number 1 favourite film from Hitchcock
(L): : Little mermaid, The (1989) : was my number one Disney's film until Up . Favourite of my daughters too :-)
(O): : Open Range (2003) is an underrated western with Kevin Costner and Robert Duval
(S): : Silver Lining Playbook (2012) was my favourite film from last year !

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JackBurns wrote:
T Tinker Tailor Solider Spy: James Bond this is not--a slow, methodical spy film that totally blew me away.
A Almost Famous: A great coming of age film grounded in music, and wrapped in originality.
Y Yojimbo: Kurosawa's crafting of a very solid samurai flick.
L Lives of Others, The: An extraordinary film that deals with privacy--yet so much more.
O Once Upon A Time In America: This is a film that has been sadly over shadowed by The Godfather, but OUATIA will always be my personal favorite of the two.
R Rosemary's Baby: A horror film that builds suspense and tension in such a masterful way.

E Elephant Man, The: David Lynch before he started meddling with dreams; This is a beautifully shot film, and a great depiction of the human condition.
L Lolita: I can't do a list an not mention a film from my man Kubrick--a solid dark comedy, with James Mason stealing the show.
L Letter Never Sent: This isn't an amazing film, but its a solid man vs. nature tale that offers amazing cinematography.
I In The Line of Fire: I love this film to death. Overall a very solid thriller.
S Searching For Sugar Man: I'll put my recommendation for this 4 star documentary out in the forum again--please, please go watch this film, you won't be sorry.


I'll watch Searching for Sugar Man if you watch Z.

Also love the Elephant Man

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I'll watch Searching for Sugar Man if you watch Z.

Also love the Elephant Man


I will take you up on that deal, what should be the "watch by" date?

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Typical long-ass Asian name (if you aren't Chinese or Japanese), but here it goes:

P - The Perks of Being a Wallflower (up there with the best teenage movies of all time)
E - E.T. (a childhood favorite that stood up incredibly today)
E - The Emperor's New Groove (a very hilarious departure for Disney)
T - Toy Story 3 (would be in my top 10)
E - Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (both very touching and very intellectual)

K - King Kong (2005) (One of my greatest experiences in theater. Too long? Apart from bursting bladder and numb ass, I could probably watch it go on another hour without noticing the time)
H - Hotel Rwanda (a "message" movie that manages to both be completely engrossing and avoid talking down to audience)
A - Aliens (endlessly rewatchable and unique action movie)
O - Once (a most unusal and very lovely "musical")
W - Warrior (2011) (Great premise, great performances, and one of the greatest endings of all time imo)
I - Inception (not without flaws, but its world is engrossing, challenging, and always entertaining)
S - Speed (My favorite "pure action" movie)
O - On Her Majesty's Secret Service (my favorite Bonds tend to be one with an emotional core, so this fits right in)
O - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
T - The Truman Show (Love the performance and the humanistic tone of it all)


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R - Raging Bull: one of Scorsese's classics, not much more needs to be said.
A - Animal Farm: this film should be required viewing for children in grade schools, IMO.
G - Glengarry Glen Ross: one my favorite David Mamet films.
N - No Country For Old Men: one of my favorite Coen Bros films.
A - A Better Tomorrow: this is IMO the most underrated of John Woo's Hong Kong films.
R - Ran: my favorite Kurosawa film.
O - Of Mice And Men: this Steinbeck adaptation brought Gary Sinise into my consciousness. John Malkovich was also particularly strong in his performance as Lennie.
K - Kung Fu Hustle: another good Stephen Chow film.
7 - nothing here I can recommend.
3 - 3:10 To Yuma (2007): I liked this version more than the 1957 film.

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JackBurns wrote:
JamesKunz wrote:

I'll watch Searching for Sugar Man if you watch Z.

Also love the Elephant Man


I will take you up on that deal, what should be the "watch by" date?


Neither are on Instant, so we should probably give each other a couple of weeks, right? Just added SFSM to the top of my queue though

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Neither are on Instant, so we should probably give each other a couple of weeks, right? Just added SFSM to the top of my queue though


Yea a couple of weeks so----lets say by April 6th?

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JamesKunz wrote:
JackBurns wrote:
JamesKunz wrote:

I'll watch Searching for Sugar Man if you watch Z.

Also love the Elephant Man


I will take you up on that deal, what should be the "watch by" date?


Neither are on Instant, so we should probably give each other a couple of weeks, right? Just added SFSM to the top of my queue though

I feel like you won't love it. I hope I'm wrong, though!

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JackBurns wrote:
JamesKunz wrote:
Neither are on Instant, so we should probably give each other a couple of weeks, right? Just added SFSM to the top of my queue though


Yea a couple of weeks so----lets say by April 6th?


Will do!

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